Human Resources

Program Number: 10-116-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
This program is eligible for financial aid

No two days are the same in the human resources field, from problem solving to helping others succeed, to navigating the ever-changing employment laws. An associate degree in Human Resources from Moraine Park Technical College can help you get started in a career you’ll love.

About the Program

The Human Resources Associate of Applied Science degree at Moraine Park sets students up for a successful HR career by laying a strong foundation in communication, human relations and business fundamentals. Students learn from instructors who have worked in the field and teach only the most up-to-date strategies in recruiting; coordinating the hiring, benefits, and training and orientation process; maintaining personnel records; safety; and planning company special events and functions.

What You’ll Learn

Students gain hands-on human resources experience, learning how to create an organizational workforce plan, develop training programs, examine HRIS applications, organizational engagement programs, incorporate employment law into business practices and foster effective employee relations.


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Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Program Outcomes
  • Create an organizational workforce plan.
  • Develop training programs.
  • Examine organizational tool reward programs.
  • Incorporate employment law into business practices.
  • Facilitate effective employee relations.
Career Opportunities
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Recruiter and Talent Acquisition
  • Human Resource Training and Development
  • Human Resource Coordinator
  • Benefits Specialist
Admission Process

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    Transfer Opportunities
    1. Transfer in prior college work or get a free transcript review. Start here.
    2. Transfer a Moraine Park degree to earn a bachelor’s – learn more.
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    Semester 1
    101-141Payroll Accounting3
    102-110Introduction to Business3
    103-159Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    196-193Human Resource Management3
    801-136English Composition 13
    890-101College 1012
    Total 15
    Semester 2
    116-151Employee Relations3
    116-152Orientation and Training3
    116-154Recruiting and Hiring3
    196-134Legal Issues in the Workplace3
    196-136Safety in the Workplace3
    801-1xxCommunication Course3
    Total 18
    Semester 3
    102-120Principles of Management3
    106-135Business Media Management3
    106-182Information Management3
    804-1xxMathematics Course3
    809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
    Total 15
    Semester 4
    105-150Business Practice Firm3
     - OR - 
    105-152Business Practicum3
    116-156Compensation and Benefits3
    196-164Personal Skills for the Workplace3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total 15
    Total Credits63